silangan

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From silang +‎ -an, meaning the "place of birth" because the sun is "born" or rises in the east.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

silangan

  1. east; the direction of sunrise
    Sumisikat ang araw sa silangan at lumulubog sa kanluran.
    The sun rises in the east and sets in the west.

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